Director – Cloud Infrastructure

San Francisco, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Swift Navigation is looking for an outstanding hands-on software leader in cloud infrastructure. You will lead a small, but growing team creating and supporting highly available, mission critical, networked services that safeguard our customers safety and life. Engineers at Swift push the state of the art in satellite navigation technology, making high accuracy positioning ubiquitous and easy to use across a wide variety of industries and applications in unmanned aerial vehicles, robotics, and autonomous transportation.

Candidates should have skills and experience with:

Software engineering and leadership in a production environment (commercial web services)
Algorithms, data structures, distributed systems, and relational databases
Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its related ecosystem (Docker, etc.) for application automation and monitoring
Success growing and leading a strong engineering and operations team
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Exceptional problem solving, communication, and collaboration skills. Flexibility and enthusiasm for learning new programming languages, tools, and ideas.

Strong candidates will also possess skills in one or more of:

Infrastructure engineering for "real-time" sensor networks
Experience with functional and analysis/scripting programming languages
Experience with Agile and open-source development
Operations practices with large-volume, data sets, ideally geospatial scientific data

Swift Navigation is universal high-accuracy positioning for machine automation and data collection. We are venture funded, recently won the Qualcomm QPrize, and have a fantastic slate of customers. We offer unlimited vacation days, competitive salary, breakfast every morning, mentorship connections, and tech talks to push the professional growth of all our employees. Come join us!

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